He was born in Milford, Mass., and lived in upstate New York and Dedham, Mass., before moving to Connecticut.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the Navy as a signalman in the Pacific theater. He was deployed from 08 Jan 1943 - 09 Aug 1943 aboard the SS Stephen B. Elkins; from 18 Aug 1943 - 24 May 1944 on the SS George Bellows; and from 03 Jun 1944 - 27 may 1945 aboard the SS Franklin H. King.
He married on January 18, 1945, Vivian Elizabeth Wright in West Roxbury, Mass., while on shore leave during WWII.
He was a lumber buyer with the Atlantic Lumber Co. and Vice President in Boston, and later with Kelly, Madison and Zirco Lumber Co. of Boston. He was a vice president of the Kimberly-Clark Corp, and had been director of purchasing for J & J Log and Lumber Co. in Dover, N.Y.
His favorite pastime was to spend time on his boat on Cape Cod.
Occupation: At the time of his first marriage, he was a US Navy Signalman, second class, on temporary leave from duty in World War II, residing at his parents' home at 96 Rockland St., West Roxbury. He was then 23 years old.
Date: 18 JAN 1945
Date: 16 AUG 1984
Place: the Gethsemany Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
↑ Navy Service Record of Robert Madison, file #6069985; National Personnel Records Center; St. Louis, Missouri
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